^Post Office To Open The post office in the Student Union is due To open about the middle of October. The equipment has been ordered by the Eugene post office but it has not arrived as yet. Weather.... ^ Forecast: Cloudy, occasional light rain through Tuesday. West ern Oregon, same, warmer. Temperatures: Low Monday night, 48; expected high Tuesday, VOLUME LII UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1950 NUMBER 9 Bunion Derby Planned For This Friday Night Bunions and heart trouble, of the pigging type, will start when the Bunion Derby dances get underway Friday, at 7:15 p.m. Annually the Associated Women Students sponsor these mov ing jittney dances, where males from every living organization visit all of the women’s dormitories and houses to trip the light fantastic for a short time. Upon arriving at each women’s living organization, each man Soph Class Has First <5irl Prexy The sophomore class Monday found itself with its first woman president in many years, as the ranks of class presidents were riddled with scholastic ineligibili ties. Helen Jackson, sophomore in liberal arts, steps into the sopho more class presidency replacing Joe Kaiser, ineligible. Willy Dodds, junior in business, takes over the junior class reins replac ing Vernon Beard, also declared ineligible. The replacements fol low the constitutional require ments that vice-presidents step into the president’s shoes. This leaves the sophomore class with an all-female cabinet, with a woman president, secretary, and treasurer. ASUO officials were investigat ing Monday night to determine whether it will be necessary to call for petitions for new vice presidents in the two classes. Duties of the class president in clude supervising the Sophomore Whiskerino fall term and Junior Weekend spring term. Petitioners Seek Student Union Posts One-hundred and thirteen peti tions have been received by the Student Union Directorate for the six directorate standing commit tees, Bill Carey, chairman, re ported Monday night. Letters are being sent to the petitioners informing them of their interview appointments. In terviews began Monday and will continue through Thursday night. wm urop a nicKei into rne collection box. The men’s dormitory or house that shows the largest attendance to the percentage of its members, will win a prize, as will the woman’s living organization that has been visited by the most men. The collec tions will be turned into the AWS. Head chairman for the Bunion Derby is Georgie Oberteuffer. Chairmans assisting her are Shar on Anderson, promotion; Joan Skor dahl, publicity; Kay Kuckenberg, collections; Virginia Kellog, prizes, and co-contacts chairmen, Mary Gillham and Dolores Parrish. All pledges shall remain in their own dormitories. Campus clothes are in order. The full schedule syncronizing the men’s visits will be announced Wednesday. Solicitors to Get 'Boot' Three salesmen soliciting for Charm Magazine were requested to leave the campus last Thurs day for failing to get University sanction from Ray Hawk, Direct or of Men’s Affairs. Contrary to earlier reports, they had posted bond at city offices, but were not following the Uni versity restriction. “Students should be particular ly careful in their relations with solicitors, and check first to see if they have a letter of authoriza-, tion,” Hawk stated. He said that if students are con tacted by photographer’s agents, they should remember that the University Photographic Bureau will take pictures and will charge only for materials and time con sumed. The AP wire summary will be found on page seven of this issue of the Emerald. Attention Bowlers! The man and woman with the highest bowling scores each week will be awarded with ten free lines, Louis Bullismo, recreation manager, announced Monday. There are no strings, quali fications, or entrance fees at tached. The only requirement is that the students bowl a game at the Student Union al leys and turn in their score when the game is finished. Duck Spirit One Topic Of Council Lashing of the lack of spirit shown at the Oregon-Califor nia game sparked a spirited dis cussion on Oregon traditions leading to the appointment of a special committee at Monday night's Executive Council meet ing. Suggestions for improvement of Oregon spirit included require ment of fresh information booklets; rooters' lids; white shirts at games; and enforcement of class pants reg ulations. Discussion centered around the distinction between spirit-promot ing traditions and those which would merely provide “busy work" for freshmen and enforcement of ficers. Eve Overback, Dave Rodway, Herb Cook, Don Smith, and Joanne Fitzmaurice were appointed to a committee to look over the situa tion. Enrollment Statistics Comparative enrollment statis tics at colleges throughout the na tion were presented by Donald M. DuShane, director of student af fairs. Oregon has a comparatively small enrollment drop — around eight per cent—when considered with other schools, he explained. At last report, Oregon State was suf fering a 14 per cent drop; UCLA 15 per cent; and Vanport 16 per cent. The average drop seems to be from 10 to 15 per cent as a nation wide trend. Intramural boxing promotion is (Please turn to f'at/e eifiht) Song Queens In Rally Squad “Oregon will have girl song queens this year, in addition to the previously selected all male yell squad.’’ This announcement Tuesday evening by Jim Fenimore, rally board chairman, ended much speculation concerning the sea sons rally personel. Fenimore stressed that the purpose in initiating the song squad and in selecting an all male yell group was to stimulate stu dent interest and to obtain en thusiastic student participation in rally activities. Men Selected The men were selected for the yell duties because of their great er endurance and the girl’s group ^is slanted toward a more colorful squad. Fenimore also emphasized that there was never any inten tion of restricting the girls parti cipation but that the decision for an all male yell squad was in aended only to provide the stu dents with the best leaders pos sible for both songs and yells. The five yell queens will never act simultaneously with the yell leaders but will have separate appearances on the field. The ap pearance of the girls will be a signal to the rooting section that a song is in order. Select Song Queens Yell queens were not present at Portland last weekend only be cause the board had not yet been able to select them. No petitions will be accepted for the five song positions. However, open inter viewing will be held tomorrow afternoon and evening at the SU. A tentative schedule calls for in terviews with the board to be held from 3-5 Wednesday after noon and 6-10 Wednesday even ing. A definite announcement of the time and place for these in terviews will be made in Wednes day’s “Emerald”. The rally board, composed of Fenimore, Jim Crismon, Anita Frost, Ron Symons, and executive council representative, Herb Hill, will meet Tuesday afternoon to select chairmen for the rally sub committees. Plans are underway for a rally the last of the week in prepara tion for the game with Montana Saturday. 1500 OSC Tickets To be Available For UO Students l'ii'tcen hundred reserve seat tickets to the Oregon- Oregon State football game Nov. 25 at Multnomah Stadium in Portland will go to Oregon students, Howard Lemons, athletic business manager, said Monday. Ticket price will be $2.50, as set by PCC. UO Nights Set For Park First of a series of Friday evening “campus nights” at Will amette Park is scheduled for this B'liday, according to Tom Barry, student manager of the Park. Barry has leased the Park for Friday nights this year, and, with the aid of a student staff, plans to make each Friday evening a special college party from 9 p. m. to midnight. "This week students can make the tour of the Bunion Derby and finish the evening with us,” he explained. Curt Finch's orchestra has been secured for Friday nights, a^id intermission entertainment is be ing planned, he explained. Other University students on the Friday night staff are Dick Fading, Edith Fading, and Fen Hodge. Homecoming Petitions Due Wednesday Deadline for Homecoming peti tions has been extended to 5 p. m. Wednesday in the ASUO office, Student Union, President Barry Mountain announced Monday. Change. In Plan Under a change in plans, stu dents may petition now for any of the Homecoming committees, rather than merely for the general chairmanship, thus saving time wasted in extra petition calls. Petitioners for the general chair manship only will be interviewed at a special meeting of the Exe cutive Council, 6:30 p. m. Wed nesday in the Student Union board room. Committees Open Committees open are promotion, publicity, alumni welcoming, dance, noise parade, sign contest, finance (including button sales), and general* secretary. A tradi tions chairman whose duties will include handling of the bonfire will be appointed from the Order of “O”. "Nearly every student who peti- j tions will have a chance to work on some phase of Homecoming,” Mountain stated. Petitions for sub committees will be turned over to the Homceoming chairman. This year’s celebration is set for the weekend of Nov. 5. This is the same number of tickets allotted to Oregon for an Oregon State home game for many years, Lemons pointed out. “We allow them the same num ber for our home game,” he stated. The Oregon-OSC game will be. played in Multnomah Stadium for the first time this year. Tho move was made from Bell Field in Corvallis, whose capacity is 22,000, to the Stadium which will now hold 35,000 because of its new bleacher , addition. More Tickets Possibility of more tickets for Oregon rooters will be discussed First crack at tickets for the Oregon-OSC game will go to mem bers of the Order of “O”, who will police the field after the game, ac cording to an Executive Council decision Monday night. Remainder of the 1,500 tickets will be allotted through a draw ing, details to be announced lat er. Those students successful in. the drawing will be given first chance to purchase the tickets. In previous years, Executive Council members have voted them selves a first chance at the tick ets. The group decided Monday to take the same chances as the rest of the student body. with Oregon State officials fol lowing the OSC-Washington game Oct. * 14 at Multnomah Stadium. Lemons said. Oregon State will then be able to approximate the number of stu dents who will attend the Nov. 25 game, and may designate more tickets for Oregon students or for general admission. Lemons indicated that the tick et situation may not be as ser ious as it seems, due to external factors affecting attendance at the game. Students Home Many students will be homo for Thanksgiving vacation and will not attend, Lemons pointed out. The price of admission will also slow sales considerably, ho stated. “We generally expect 80% of the student body at a Portland (Please turn to paijc three) Oregana Announces Picture Schedule Picture scheduling for the 1951 Oregana begins today, with men's living organizations up before the camera. Suit jackets, shirts, and tics are required, according to Pat Mullen, associate editor of living organizations. The schedule: Tuesday—Alpha Hall, Delta Upsilon Wednesday—Alpha Tau Omega, Chi Psi.